Absolutely amazing, I need English dubbed. Not big on anime but adult anime can be good.
Not for kids or anything, still great fights, plot and twists. Worth watchting.
over 5 years
Gory, cool and fast-paced.... a good action/ninja anime
over 6 years
Some cool scenes and ideas, but an animation style I couldn't get into. Ugly characters.
over 6 years
Ninja Scroll is the epitome of anime tropes, in a good way. Always a classic.
Kris J Knight
over 7 years
ninjas. swords. magic. humour. nuf said!
Ninja Scroll (獣兵衛忍風帖, Jūbē Ninpūchō) is a 1993 Japanese animated action thriller film set in feudal Japan, written and directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri who was best known for his previous thriller Wicked City (Yōjū Toshi). The character designs were done by Yutaka Minowa. The movie is in homage to the Ninpōchō series, ninja novels by Futaro Yamada. The main character, Kibagami Jubei, is an hommage to the famed Japanese folk hero Yagyū Jūbei Mitsuyoshi.
The film was released on June 5, 1993, and received a Western release on December 6, 1995, and was critically acclaimed. The movie was also released in some regions as Jubei Ninpucho: The Wind Ninja Chronicles. It is licensed by Manga Entertainment in North America.
Five years before the start of the film, the fictious Yamashiro clan's chief retainers (vassal lords) dig gold out of a secret mine behind their lord's back. The lord of the Yamashiro clan wants to have the gold for himself, but his forces are not strong enough, so he cannot...